Police identify 2 teens killed in Foster crash

FOSTER, R.I. (WLNE) — Police have identified two teenagers killed in a Foster crash last week.

The rollover crash happened just before 6 a.m. Thursday on Salisbury Road.

Foster Police Chief David Breit identified the two teens as Michael Matthews and Payton Baxter, both 17 years old.

Both were students at Ponaganset High School.

“Sadly, our Ponaganset community is mourning the loss of two students who passed away last night from a car accident,” Superintendent Dr. Renee Palazzo said in a statement Thursday. “Our sympathy goes out to the families affected by this loss.”

Two other teens were in the car at the time of the crash.

The accident remains under investigation, Breit said.

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